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Sep 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
by force. virginia sterilized 8,000. california 21,000. other programs existed in korea, japan, canada and beyond. this is the covert history of 20th century disability and it hasn't stopped yet. in the last two decades, there have been involuntary sterilizations amongst gypsies in europe and in the native people of peru. [whistle] >> many of the para olympians who will be celebrating in london have the same disabilities as those whose rights have been violated. but does this mean we should right off eugenics in its totality? we stand at the dawn of a new era where advances in genetic engineering and embryo selection could permit parents to take far more control of the genetic makeup of their children. should the prospect of designer babies be ignored just because of its associations with nazism? >> it's sometimes said because of the nazis embraced eugenics that it must be wrong for us to at least take the idea of improving human beings seriously. now, it seems to me just rather silly to think that things are wrong because bad people do them. so if it is true, with you i think it's dou
Sep 23, 2012 8:00am EDT
over kenya as it appears -- the long shadow of 2008 now hangs in virginia as it prepares to go back to the polls. tensions are simmering between the candidates. when people go to the polls in kenya, they are generally not thinking about manifestoes or platforms. it means getting your candidate elected. that generally means someone from your triborough community. success or failure could be the difference between getting a job or becoming unemployed and the success or failure of your political bloc could mean the difference between a road being built in your area or not. in kenya, elections are a matter of policy or prosperity. they can even be a matter of life or death. >> the politicians are preaching peace to their constituents, but many kenyans simply do not believe these massacres were caused by small local land disputes. 1 local mp has been sacked from the cabinet on suspicion of fomenting the violence. others are suspected. >> the motive is to affect the way that people vote, to create fear and terror. political incumbency means freedom to kill. you become rich by being in gov
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